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Publicity on a labour shortage in the kiwifruit industry last season had an interesting side effect: it attracted people to come and work in the industry, says New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers (NZKGI) chief executive Nikki Johnson.
The Crown will appeal the High Court’s decision that the government was negligent in allowing kiwifruit vine-killing disease Psa into the country.
Prior to the 2018 harvest, New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Inc. (NZKGI) warned of looming labour shortages over the next 10 years.
Seeka put nine Northland kiwifruit and avocado orchards on the market last week, including six it recently acquired from Turners and Growers.
Green and organic green kiwifruit growers were better off per tray this year than last, according to figures released by kiwifruit marketer Zespri.
Kiwifruit is in a “perfect storm” this year with a larger harvest and fewer backpacker and international student seasonal workers, says New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Inc (NZKGI) chief executive Nikki Johnson.
With a shortage of 500 workers in the kiwifruit industry, the declaration of a seasonal labour shortage in Bay of Plenty could be imminent.
Kiwifruit growers Mark and Catriona White and their Coastal Kiwis orchard have won the Bay of Plenty Ballance Farm Environment Awards.
The leader of the team that cracked the kiwifruit’s PSA problem says a hunch on how to deal with the outbreak paid off.
The kiwifruit industry is progressive and developing rapidly, says Stu Hutchings, who takes over as chief executive of Kiwifruit Vine Health (KVH) in March.